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Centennial Place
Centennial Place 2010.jpg
Centennial Place seen from the west
General information
Status Completed 2010
Type office
Location  Calgary
Coordinates 51°03′03″N 114°04′21″W / 51.05083°N 114.07250°W / 51.05083; -114.07250
Construction started September 2006
Opening 2010
Cost CA$320-million
Owner Oxford Properties Group
Management Oxford Properties Group
Antenna spire 182.6 m (599 ft) (Centennial place I)
117.6 m (386 ft) (Centennial place II)
Roof 165.2 m (542 ft) (Centennial place I)
100.1 m (328 ft) (Centennial place II)
Technical details
Floor count 39 (Centennial place I)
23 (Centennial place II)
Floor area 1,400,000 sq ft (130,000 m2)
Design and construction
Architect WZMH Architects & Gibbs Gage Architects
Structural engineer Read Jones Christoffersen

Centennial Place is a building complex located in downtown Calgary, Alberta, Canada, which includes a 39-storey 182.6 m (599 ft) and 23-storey 165.2 m (542 ft) office tower.

The complex was named to honour Alberta's Centennial year, the complex includes an underground five level parkade with 793 stalls. The office space covers 1,200,000 sq ft (110,000 m2). Construction of Centennial Place started in 2006 and was completed in 2010 at a cost of $320-million ($358.18 million in 2017). The property's sustainability features include curtain wall technology, motion sensors on lighting controls, low-flow plumbing fixtures, a high-efficiency heating and cooling plant, and a green roof with 30% of its surface planted. In 2010 the complex was certified LEED Gold for Core and Shell Development and LEED Platinum for Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance. The buildings are owned and operated by global real estate investor, developer and owner Oxford Properties.

The roof of the 39 floor east tower rises to a height of 165.2 m (542 ft) with the spire reaching a height of 182.6 m (599 ft). The roof of the 23 floor west tower rises to a height of 100.1 m (328 ft) with a spire 117.6 m (386 ft) tall. As of 2020, Centennial Place I is listed by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat as the 8th tallest building in Calgary, and 52nd tallest in Canada.

Centennial Place's tenants include Vermilion Energy, Borden Ladner Gervais, MLT Aikins, Divestco, Baytex Energy, AER, Murphy Oil, the Alberta Securities Commission, Sabre Well Servicing Inc., Spencer Stuart and OMERS Worldwide.

Centennial Place Roof (2010)
Centennial Place Roof
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